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Olympics blamed for slow UK retail sales in August

Olympics blamed for slow UK retail sales in August

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The British Retail Consortium and KPMG have released their latest retail sales monitor for the UK, revealing a decline in sales for August.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 12th 2016 at 10:32AM
Retailer Millers Music acquires Cookes Pianos

Retailer Millers Music acquires Cookes Pianos

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Cambridge-based Millers Music has announced its acquisition of a respected piano retailer.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 7th 2016 at 3:32PM
Gear4music: 'European distribution centres will make us well placed for any Brexit eventuality'

Gear4music: 'European distribution centres will make us well placed for any Brexit eventuality'

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UK online retailer Gear4music has announced a trading update for the six months to 31st August 2016, as well as plans for new distribution centres in Europe.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 6th 2016 at 10:00AM
CUK plans to target MI retail market with new channel sales manager

CUK plans to target MI retail market with new channel sales manager

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Distributor CUK Audio has announced the appointment of Steve Barton to the newly created role of retail channel sales manager.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 5th 2016 at 2:51PM

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WATCH: Musicroom launches YouTube campaign to drive Back to School sales

WATCH: Musicroom launches YouTube campaign to drive Back to School sales

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Musicroom, the world’s largest sheet music store, has looked to YouTube to promote its Back to School campaign.

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 30th 2016 at 2:57PM
UK retail sales and high street footfall increased in July

UK retail sales and high street footfall increased in July

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The latest figures from the British Retail Consortium (BRC) reveal that UK retail sales and high street footfall were both up during July.

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 23rd 2016 at 2:18PM
PMT celebrates 25 years in the business with huge bank holiday weekend event

PMT celebrates 25 years in the business with huge bank holiday weekend event

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Retailer Professional Music Technology (PMT) will celebrate its silver anniversary this coming bank holiday weekend.

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 23rd 2016 at 10:29AM
80% of UK consumers say receiving discounts codes would entice them to make a purchase

80% of UK consumers say receiving discounts codes would entice them to make a purchase

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According to a new survey by UBM, when asked what sort of offer would entice them to make a purchase, 80 per cent of respondents mentioned receiving discount codes.

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 22nd 2016 at 1:24PM

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The key trends transforming online retail right now

The key trends transforming online retail right now

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Ian Jindal, experienced multichannel retailer and Editor-in-Chief of InternetRetailing, looks at the latest opportunities and challenges facing retailers.

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 18th 2016 at 2:37PM
Recreate 'the Brent pose' and win a Yamaha FGX720 guitar signed by Ricky Gervais

Recreate 'the Brent pose' and win a Yamaha FGX720 guitar signed by Ricky Gervais

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To promote the new movie David Brent: Life on the Road, Yamaha’s Pro Music Division has partnered with EOne, BBC Films and Lime Movies for a special competition.

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 18th 2016 at 2:17PM
Why are retailers struggling to connect in-store and online shopping experiences?

Why are retailers struggling to connect in-store and online shopping experiences?

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New research from RetailMeNot has found that whilst 92 per cent of large retailers are now selling online, nearly two-fifths are failing to offer consistent pricing across all channels.

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 16th 2016 at 12:37PM
Understanding the four different types of customer loyalty

Understanding the four different types of customer loyalty

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New research from DMA has uncovered four different types of loyalty consumers feel towards brands and has highlighted why retailers must “learn to talk consumers’ language”.

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 15th 2016 at 11:17AM

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'Brexit is just an excuse for failing retailers'

'Brexit is just an excuse for failing retailers'

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Graydon’s Colin Sanders has revealed his opinions on ‘the Brexit excuse’ retailers are using to close their businesses, as well as stats about the state of UK retail.

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 11th 2016 at 11:40AM
New music venue and retail store with 'the best sound system in the world' to open in London

New music venue and retail store with 'the best sound system in the world' to open in London

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Spiritland will be opening its doors at Kings Cross’ Sable Street in mid-September.

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 1st 2016 at 2:41PM
Adam Hall Group outlines how it's supporting retailers selling lighting products

Adam Hall Group outlines how it's supporting retailers selling lighting products

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Adam Hall Group has brought its Cameo lighting brand to the UK, featuring the Tree of Light – a stand designed to make selling and stocking lighting easy for MI ...

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 1st 2016 at 10:22AM